Youghal RNLI rescue dog swimming out to sea off Pilmore beach

Youghal RNLI rescue dog swimming out to sea off Pilmore beach

2 August 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The volunteer crew of Youghal lifeboat were requested to launch on Saturday last (30 July) at 3.10pm to reports of a dive boat with engine failure south of Ram Head with two people onboard. With an updated position received from the Coast Guard they located the vessel with […]

ENTERTAINMENT: 40+ buildings open their doors for Cork Heritage Open Day

ENTERTAINMENT: 40+ buildings open their doors for Cork Heritage Open Day

2 August 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie The diverse built heritage of Cork city is to be celebrated on Saturday, August 20th with more than 40 buildings throwing open their doors free-of-charge for the 12th annual Cork Heritage Open Day. Famed traditional Irish singer Sean Ó Sé is the ambassador for this year’s jam-packed event, […]

UCC offers unique course for procurement specialists

UCC offers unique course for procurement specialists

2 August 2016 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Commencing in September 2016, University College Cork will be offering a Certificate in Procurement Management (NFQ level 8 award), the first of its kind to be offered at an Irish university. The Certificate features a cutting-edge syllabus supported by a faculty that includes academics and expert practitioners. The […]

Roads in Cork City are falling apart

Roads in Cork City are falling apart

2 August 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Des Cahill, today highlighted the need to restore adequate maintenance budgets for the City’s roads network. In recent weeks the Lord Mayor has been in contact with a number of government Departments – Transport, Finance and Housing, Planning, Community and Local […]

Continued operation of Whitegate Refinery a key priority

Continued operation of Whitegate Refinery a key priority

1 August 2016 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin and TD for Cork South Central has said the continued operation of the Whitegate Refinery is vital for securing Ireland’s energy supply. Deputy Martin says any new potential owners of the refinery must focus on developing the facility and support employment in […]

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